exhale - ecodis extended high-efficiency and low-complexity encoder
referred to as «Software» below; clarifications introduced in October 2020 in italics
This Software is being made available and/or distributed under the following exhale Copyright License. For a list of authors which have contributed to this Software, called «contributors» in the text below, please refer to the respective files provided with this distribution (source files or binary executable) to which modifications were contributed.
Licensor's Copyright Notice
Copyright © 2018–2021 Christian R. Helmrich, ecodis (Licensor). All rights reserved.
List of License Conditions
Redistribution and use of this Software in source and binary forms, with or without modification, are permitted provided that all of the following four conditions are met:
Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright notice in each file provided with the distribution, this list of conditions, and the following disclaimers.
Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright notice, this list of conditions, and the following disclaimers in the documentation and/or other files provided with the distribution.
Redistributions of modified versions of this Software, whether in source or binary form, must reproduce a notice in each file provided with the distribution and affected by the modification, documenting the name of the contributor having authored the modification and the year of the modification.
Neither the name of the Licensor nor the names of the contributors may be used to endorse or promote products derived from this Software without specific prior written permission from the Licensor or the contributors, respectively.
No Patents Granted Disclaimer
This Software may be subject to other third-party and/or contributor rights, including patent rights. In particular, this Software may implement methods and/or technologies required to perform in compliance with certain specifications of the ISO/IEC (MPEG-D) international standards 23003, which may be subject to said other rights. NO EXPRESS OR IMPLIED LICENSES TO ANY PATENT CLAIMS related to the use of this Software ARE GRANTED BY THIS SOFTWARE LICENSE, AND THE LICENSOR AND THE CONTRIBUTORS PROVIDE NO WARRANTY OF PATENT NON-INFRINGEMENT with respect to this Software. You may use this Software or modifications thereto only for purposes authorized by appropriate patent licenses. Patent licenses required for the use of this Software to generate digital bit-streams according to any specifications of ISO/IEC 23003 may be obtained through Via Licensing and/or the corresponding patent holders individually.
Software Liability Disclaimer
THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY THE LICENSOR AND THE CONTRIBUTORS «AS IS» AND ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE) ARE DISCLAIMED. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE LICENSOR OR ANY CONTRIBUTORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES; LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE OF THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.
Written by C. R. Helmrich for exhale 1.0.8, Oct. 2020. Available at www.ecodis.de/exhale/license.htm.